"We only gave them a hand. We took them a little way in the direction they wanted to go," The bizarre chain of events began on Tuesday evening, when French police in an unmarked car stopped the Belgian police van carrying the 13 migrants, including three minors, on the French side of cheap flights to orlando fl from hawaii the border in Nieppe, north-west of Lille. The migrants had been discovered earlier in the day and ordered to leave the country. But when the officers spotted them walking on foot towards the border, they offered them a caribbean airlines cheap flights to new york lift and accidentally strayed into France near Nieppe. The two officers were handcuffed, despite identifying themselves, the Belgian police union said. Image caption The migrants were found in a lorry near Poperinge and ordered to leave the area - with Belgian officers giving them a lift to the border, but were arrested in Nieppe Vincent Gilles, the president of the Belgian police union, complained that the officers had been treated like "criminal suspects" and held for four hours without access to a lawyer. Mr Aeck added: "It's the first time this has happened because we have a good relationship with our French colleagues. We sometimes organise the control system together on the border. We are a little surprised.